EPA Is Banning Pesticide Chlorpyrifos On Food Crops : NPR

Agency officials issued a final ruling on Wednesday saying chlorpyrifos can no longer be used on the food that makes its way onto American dinner plates. The move overturns a Trump-era decision.
— Read on www.npr.org/2021/08/18/1029144997/epa-will-ban-a-farming-pesticide-linked-to-health-problems-in-children

Opinion | What Does It Mean for a Whole Nation to Become Uninhabitable? – The New York Times

“It’s changing quite rapidly,” says a hunter in Canada. “And I’m not old at all. I’m 31.”
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2021/08/13/opinion/climate-change.html

The unconstitutionality at the heart of the government’s Twitter block order

The rules to implement the Section 69A of the Information Technology Act go against the basic principles of natural justice.
— Read on theprint.in/opinion/the-unconstitutionality-at-the-heart-of-the-governments-twitter-block-order/603629/

Threshold Conversations with John Noksana, Caroline Behe, and Mumilaaq Qaqqaq

In this episode, John Noksana, Carolina Behe, and Mumilaaq Qaqqaq sit down with Threshold producers Amy Martin and Nick Mott to discuss Inuit food security and Inuit sovereignty in the North.

John, an Inuit hunter from Northern Canada, and Carolina, the Indigenous Knowledge and Science Advisor for the Inuit Circumpolar Council in Alaska, discuss how food security fits into a bigger picture of Inuit self-determination. Then, we hear from Mumilaaq, who’s addressing that bigger picture on an even larger stage: in Canada’s Parliament.
— Read on www.thresholdpodcast.org/conversations-inuit

How Vegan Eggs of the Future Are Made

Startup Clara Foods has developed vegan eggs that function like chicken eggs through precision fermentation, which is similar to beer-brewing.
— Read on www.livekindly.co/how-vegan-eggs-of-the-future-are-made/

70 vegan trademarks registered in 2020 as sector growth continues

Law firm EMW says the raft of vegan trademarks follows an increase in spending on research and development from food manufacturers.
— Read on www.newfoodmagazine.com/news/145407/vegan-trademarks/

This Vegan Chain Isn’t Waiting for the Government to Raise Minimum Wage to $15. It Just Doubled Employee Earnings

While the government drags its feet on implementing a $15 federal minimum wage, vegan chain HipCityVeg commits to doubling its wages to support workers and families hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.
— Read on vegnews.com/2021/4/vegan-hipcityveg-raise-minimum-wage-to-15

A Spotlight on the History of Infant Nutrition | USDA

Nutrition plays a key role in helping infants to grow into healthy children and adults. Since the early 1900s, USDA has provided resources for breastfeeding, introducing first foods, building lasting healthy eating habits, and more. Explore how infant nutrition advice has changed over the decades with these resources from the Historical Dietary Guidance Digital Collection.
— Read on www.usda.gov/media/blog/2021/04/13/spotlight-history-infant-nutrition